New parents are carefully taught how to care for their lil one's umbilical cord after the tot goes home, but just how much do you know about it while it is performing its duties? Known as the lifeline that connects the fetus to the placenta, the umbilical cord often remains a mystery.
The Umbilical Cord: Test Your Knowledge on Baby's Lifeline
When does the umbilical cord start to grow?
How long is the average umbilical cord at 28 weeks?
Which of the following is the definition of a nuchal cord?
True or false: When a pregnant woman experiences umbilical cord prolapse (the cord slipping into the vagina after the water has broken), she is likely to deliver by C-section.
Which of the following parts of the umbilical cord carries waste from the baby to the placenta?